A helicopter ride Iceland is the ultimate way to experience this icy and fiery country. Soar above mighty glaciers and bubbling volcanic craters, and land on a mountain for dreamlike views and unforgettable memories.
Helicopter tours are a popular activity in Iceland, so you should book ahead, especially during peak season. It’s also a good idea to pack travel insurance and suitable clothing for your adventure, as Icelandic weather can be unpredictable. If you’re worried about motion sickness, take medication before the tour.
Wings Over Waterfalls: A Helicopter Ride Adventure through Iceland’s Beauty
On this tour, you’ll depart from the domestic Reykjavik Airport (not Keflavik International Airport) and soar over some of the capital’s iconic landmarks, such as the Hallgrimskirkja church and the colorful buildings of Reykjavik’s Old Town. From there, you’ll go on to see lava fields, craters, and geothermal power plants that are a big part of the nation’s energy supply. You’ll even make a stop at one of the best hot springs in the country.
This tour is operated by Nordurflug, which has a superb TripAdvisor rating for its exceptional service. Its fleet of premium helicopters are incredibly safe, and you’ll be treated to expert commentary from the pilot. The company’s dedication to its customers has seen it collaborate with film companies on movies such as Batman Begins, Noah, Oblivion, and Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers. The company also operates other exciting combination tours, such as heli-diving and ice-climbing. It’s a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.